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VIDEO: Axelrod's RAGTIME Opens Tomorrow

"At the turn of the century, worlds will collide in America!" The Axelrod Performing Arts Center begins its inaugural season as a professional theater with Luis Salgado's beautiful new staging of Ragtime the Musical, based on the novel by E. L. Doctorow, with a book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, featuring a new orchestral reduction by Kim Scharnberg, originally created for the 2017 Ford's Theater production. The Axelrod production includes additional arrangements by Music Director/conductor David Maglione

See the video of the Axelrod company in final rehearsals below!

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International, Ragtime, is produced Andrew DePrisco and Jess Levy, with Assistant Director-Choreographer, Valeria Cossu; Musical Director, David Maglione; Creative Production Supervisor, Heather Hogan; Set Designer, Fred Sorrentino; Lighting Designer Erik Herskowitz; Sound Designer, Kevin Johnson; Costume Designer Robert Croghan; Assistant Costume Designer Moyenda Kulemeka; Prop Designer, Susan Bloir; Projection Designer Manuel de la Portilla.

The Company includes: Jonmichael Tarleton (Father), Molly Samson (Mother), Jack Sweeney (Little Boy), Noel Haule-von Behren (Younger Brother), Matthew Aaron (Grandfather/Henry Ford), Jacob S. Louchheim (Tateh), Grace Sweeney (Little Girl), Alex Gibb (Coalhouse Walker, Jr.), Marion Grey (Sarah), Khadija Kat Sallet (Sarah's Friend), Darrell Purcell (Booker T. Washington), Yan Carlos Diaz (Houdini), Julie Galorenzo (Emma Goldman), Ashley Edler (Evelyn Nesbit), and Brendan Maurice Washington (Coalhouse Walker III) with Jonte Culpepper, Benjamin Haupt, Mariana Herrera Jury, Whitney Hickman, Pranjaal Luná Rai, Jessica Lynn McCuish, Matthew Oster, Nicole Sartor, Joshua Schirtzinger, Evan Simone, Samantha Lee Stoltzfus, Will Taitel and Garth West.

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